July 23, 2004
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The Watchmen is a Go!

— Posted by John Campea

Well, we reported on the rumors of a Darren Aronofsky helmed adaptation of The Watchmen a while back and it looks as though the project is now officially a go….

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July 23, 2004
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Casting Set For US Remake of Infernal Affairs?

— Posted by John Campea

Well, it looks like things are pretty much settled for the US remake of Infernal Affairs and I gotta say I’m not real pleased. According to The Hollywood Reporter the…

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July 22, 2004
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The Movie Blog Upgrading Again.

— Posted by John Campea

It has only been a month, but we’re about to hit the extent of our new bandwidth limit yet again. In the next day or so, we may be down…

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July 22, 2004
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House of Flying Daggers Sets Chinese Box Office Record!

— Posted by John Campea

Zhang Yimou’s martial arts epic The House of Flying Daggers has just set a Chinese box office record, bringing in $6.7 million while playing on only 360 screens. That’s a…

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July 22, 2004
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Old Boy Coming to DVD In North America! Tartan Video Inks Distribution Deal With TLA.

— Posted by John Campea

According to Screen Daily Tartan Video has just inked a distribution deal with US based TLA that will see 35 – 40 Tartan titles per year brought out on video…

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July 21, 2004
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Saw

— Posted by John Campea

So what happens to Actors who just fall out of the spotlight long enough for you to forget them? Remember Cary Elwes? Sure you do. Princess Bride. Maybe you think…

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July 21, 2004
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Toronto Film Festival Adding Matinee Galas – Sharks Tale Will Be The First

— Posted by John Campea

The Toronto Film Festival has added Matinee Gala presentations to this year’s edition of the festival with two films that “appeal to a wide range of Festivalgoers” – i.e. are…

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July 21, 2004
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Reviews For the Manchurian Candidate and The Bourne Supremacy. Both Are Looking Good.

— Posted by John Campea

Screen Daily has just run reviews for both The Manchurian Candiate and The Bourne Supremacy and both are very positive. If you’ve been on the prowl for an intelligent thriller…

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July 21, 2004
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Carnahan Out of MI:3, Abrams In?

— Posted by John Campea

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July 21, 2004
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Zhang Ziyi Lands Lead Role in Memoirs of a Geisha!

— Posted by John Campea

There was an awful lot of buzz around Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi following the release of Crouching Tiger, and for good reason – not only is she very, very easy…

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July 20, 2004
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Hey! It’s Another DVD Giveaway! Two Lady Snowblood Films Could Be Yours!

— Posted by John Campea

Yes boys and girls we’re giving stuff away again. This time it’s a wee trivia contest and if you manage to answer a bunch of my pointless questions you could…

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July 20, 2004
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Bubba Reviews Blue Spring and Lady Snowblood

— Posted by John Campea

Hey kids ‚Ķ I‚Äôve got a wee stack of DVDs piling up awaiting review and making me feel guilty so in a joint effort to whittle the pile down some…

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July 20, 2004
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Steamboy Review and Director Interview

— Posted by John Campea

The Japan Times – an English language Japanese newspaper – has just published a review of the long awaited anime film Steamboy, and an interview with director Katsuhiro Otomo. Check…

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July 19, 2004
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The Public Votes on that Horrid “Fullscreen DVD” Nonsense.

— Posted by John Campea

Okay look folks. I’ll say it right outta the can so you can catch my “bias” and “propaganda” right outta the heap: Fullscreen DVDs are silly and dumb. No really….

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July 18, 2004
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More Details on Born To Fight!

— Posted by John Campea

Someone just threw a couple of interviews with Ong Bak fight choreographer Panna Rittikrai online and, man, this guy’s flat out insane … the stuff he’ll do for the camera…

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July 18, 2004
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A Brief, But Very Sweet, Interview With Robert Rodriguez About Sin City

— Posted by John Campea

The good folks at Aint It Cool have just posted a short, but tantalizing, with Robert Rodriguez about his soon to release adaptation of Frank Miller’s Sin City. I have…

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July 17, 2004
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Bubba Interviews TIFF Midnight Madness Programmer Colin Geddes!

— Posted by John Campea

One of the things that separates the Toronto International Film Festival from other festivals worldwide is its steadfast refusal to lock themselves into any particular box. While some festivals focus…

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July 16, 2004
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Shark Tale

— Posted by John Campea

Dreamworks Pictures is set to release SharkTale and the trailer is now available from the official website. I found the button on the main page wasn’t working, so you have…

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